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about drone strikes, u.s. relations with india and the presence of osama bin laden in his country before his killing last spring. the former pakistani president plans to return to pakistan next year to seek the presidency in 2013. he recently spoke at the woodrow wilson center for about an hour. [inaudible conversations] >> good morning and welcome to the wilson center. and for many of you, including president musharraf, welcome back to the wilson center. i understand we have overflow crowds in numerous rooms befitting an important visitor and an important speech. my name is jane harman, i am the relatively new -- three months into it -- president and ceo of the wilson center. i'm a recovering politician. [laughter] having spent nine months -- nine months, nine terms in the united states congress, some would say and i would agree that my timing in terms of leaving was impeccable. [laughter] this is the second time that the center has hosted a public address by the former president of pakistan, pervez musharraf, a fact that underscores the center's intense interest in pakistan and its com
not walk into this presuming to have all the answers for the mta. the men and women of the india are the experts in their field, and what i -- of the mta are the experts in their field, and what i see my job as is looking at what makes things work and not more. i think the people at the very front lines behind the steering wheel have the answers to these questions. i was just a very frequent muni rider and patron. i think there is low hanging fruit. i think there is efficiency to be found. i think there is no question we can make the operation work more efficiently, more effectively, i was going to say it is simple, but it is not simple. speeding muni will make it more efficient and cost-effective and enable us to develop much better service. i do not presume to be walking in with all the answers. i think the answers lie within the agency already. my job is to unleash the power for the folks that work here to make that happen. that is what i am absolutely committed to doing. >> how you supposed to deal with the new -- [unintelligible] >> one of my first orders of business will be
. japan's nikkei dropped 8/10. similar losses were seen in australia and in deya -- and india. >>> the debt showdown is forcing president obama to cancel several campaign fund- raisers. campaign officials say the president had to cancel two events planned for tonight at the nation's cap -- capitol. that's on top of two events this week, including one here in california. despite that, he's taking sometime some time off today to host the -- some time off today to host the san francisco giants. mr. obama will honor the work off the field in the community. the white house ceremony begins in just about an hour from now, at 1:00. >>> one day after same-sex marriages became legal in new york, a challenge to stop them. the legal action filed this morning. >>> and here is a live look outside. you can see some of the gray is clearing. rosemary's ahead with the heatup in the bay area forecast. >>> and a young surviver from a -- surviver from an accident cling to life. the long road ahead for thissed to already. -- for this toddler. honey...? [ mom ] yes. honey, i can't find my internet c
live in a time where china and brazil and india the galloping economies are the biggest markets in the world. but i like to start off to tell the audiences that today, in the 800 million people of the indicted states and european union produced almost two-thirds of the world's economic output. $14 trillion of sales are generated by these two economies. they employ 4 million people just as europeans do. european investment contributes 10% of new york gdp. when the yorker out of 20 has of job because of the investment from the european union. that leaves the ultimate prize because these two regions are two of the few in the world that really understand what the position of the individual is in society and in government. three down. all of the things that we take for granted are ingrained in the dna. i would submit to you that keeping the relationship strong is extremely important. that is where but i started to think about nato where it is coming from our headed i thought this is not working because it is that relationship that is starting to suffer. as you know, dado was set up
is the chances for global economic development? 0. right. and that brazil is a 0.04. india is a 0.02. i have no idea what the u.s. is that. that gives you some metric. my friends who run these application cloud service companies, they are sitting at 0.5 to 1.0. most of the people who listen to me -- actually, i did this three or four months ago. the guy sitting right here was the cio of kimberly-clark, an old friend of mine. so i asked him how many servers per employee he had, and he said we had 0.4 and headed for 0.2, proudly. ok, who do you think is sitting at 30 to one? facebook. would you think is sitting at 50 to one? for your technical people in the room, do you think they are operating inefficiently? no, i do not think so. furthermore, do you think that they are using all those servers to serve up web pages? no. right? these are truly information- power businesses. at the end of the day, my opinion -- lots of people may share this -- is all companies and that being information companies. all companies and of being software companies. i just did he know speech for a large german car co
suffer? the fda confiscated generics from this factory in india because they didn't meet safety standards. and recalled generics from a u.s. manufacturer because some of the pills were too big. still, the fda maintains generics are just as tested, just as safe, as name brands. >> the generic drug is the exact same chemical and the exact same milligram amount of the exact same active ingredient. these are the blockbuster drugs that have become generically available and the only difference is their lower cost. >> reporter: while generic medications are required to contain the exact same amount of active ingredients as the original, we learned something interesting today. the filler ingredients which is the thing that actually binds the medicine together, can be different. a very small number of patients have negative reactions to those fillers. they say if you take one of these knee generics and you have any kind of problem, call your doctor. >> you and i talked about the fact that with generics, a lot of them are white and they look alike. >> there are concern all these generics are going
with all these militant groups mostly because they want us to use them as proxies against india which is their long-term adversary but now it has come back to haunt them and many of these same militant islamic groups that they sort of thought they could manage or handle have gotten way out of control and not only moving against afghanistan but in many cases turning against the pakistani state itself. >> you spent a lot of time in the country reporting from there, pam constable. the feeling many ode pakistanies have for the taliban. we see all these terrible things the taliban does. and yet you say many pakistanies regard it as a force for good. >> yes. i would say that, you know, i don't want to oversimplify by saying that the pakistanies are in love with the taliban. it's not true. most pakistanies have never met a member of the taliban and most pakistanis would sit here and say they don't believe in chopping off people's heads or any of the terrible things they do. but on the other hand, there's a great surge in what i call a very emotional kind of attachment to the religion of isla
. india 5%. united states 2%. what we need to do in order to create jobs here is to create a national infrastructure bank that, in fact, leverages private capital towards public investment. a concept that has broad bipartisan support. it could help us close the 2.2 trillion gap that we need to restore roads, bridges, water systems, energy grids, telecommunication. allow us to build that 21st century infrastructure. create jobs, jobs that can't be outsourced. create them all over america. help them develop the technology for the future, putting us on that cutting edge of technology once again. these will be good jobs, well-paying jobs. so one more time that we can build in this nation. we are a nation that consumes today. we don't build. we consume from other countries. let's take this -- the bull by the horns here. let's introduce legislation, while american families are struggling today, we don't have the luxury for political gains. we need to get employment-expanding legislation now. investment in our future and that will create the jobs and that we'll rebuild america. and with that
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